Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • November 11, 2009 Park Windmill Shub to perform benefit concert Lauren Shub will perform in the New Music Concert Series at the United Methodist Church, 269 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park, on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Hosted by local singer/songwriter and slide guitarist Robert Hill, proceeds will go to CUMAC to help feed the hungry. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to CUMAC. Shub is trained actor and singer with a bachelor’s degree from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has acted on Broadway with Celeste Holm in the “Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall,” and appeared as Theodore Bikel’s daughter in “Fiddler on the Roof.” She has also sung with some of the finest jazz musicians in New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. No tickets are being sold, but a donation of $10 is suggested. For more information, call the church at (201) 4453387. Children’s craft offered at library This month, the Midland Park Library is offering two craft workshops for children. Artist and printmaker Sharon Gross will present a printmaking workshop for students in grades three through six on Nov. 12. The session will be held at the library from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Gross will guide participants through the process of creating a beautiful Styrofoam print journal to record thoughts or activities. A Thanksgiving family craft activity will be offered at the library on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. A variety of crafts will be available for children to make and take home. Registration for these programs will take place in the Children’s Room. Midland Park Library is located at 250 Godwin Avenue. Veterans’ Day service set The Midland Park/Wyckoff Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7086 will hold the annual Veterans’ Day Service in Veterans Plaza, Wortendyke Station, Midland Park, on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. All are invited to join in honoring all past and present veterans and their sacrifices for this nation. Board of education to meet The Midland Park Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. The meeting will be held in the August C. DePreker Media Center in Highland Elementary School on Highland Avenue. Defensive driving course offered A one-day defensive driving course will be offered through AARP at the Northwest Bergen Senior Activity Center in Midland Park on Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 8:30 a.m. GEMS reach out The GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) Girls’ Club of Midland Park and Faith Community Christian Reformed Church has been busy already having fun through faith! This year’s theme, “Prayer-No Worries!” has kicked off with an evening of learning how to cope with life’s trials and be grateful for life’s gifts through prayer. The girls and their counselors are committed to praying for our community. The GEMS have also turned their attention to Zambia, Africa where they are working hand in hand with women and girls in Africa to meet the needs of these girls through a school that GEMS is building. GEMS, which is open to all girls grades 1 - 8, meets every second and fourth Tuesday evening from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Midland Park Christian Reformed Church located at 183 Godwin Ave. For more information, please call Sara Van Goor at (201) 232-6103 or visit the GEMS girls’ club organization website at Pictured are the girls learning about the needs of others in impoverished countries and promising to pray for them while lighting a candle. to 4:30 p.m. The AARP Driver Safety Program has helped millions of drivers sharpen their driving skills and save money on insurance premiums. The cost of the course is $16 per person and includes lunch and refreshments. Call (201) 445-5690 to register. Participants must bring their New Jersey driver’s license. The Northwest Bergen Regional Senior Center is located at 46-50 Center Street in Midland Park, and is open to all area senior citizens age 60 and up. A wide variety of activities, services, and a hot lunch program are offered Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register for Winter Theater Arts program Midland Park Recreation is sponsoring a Winter Theater Arts program for children in grades two through eight. Children who like to sing and dance, or are interested in arts, are welcome to join in this year’s production. Prac- tices will run the month of January. Register now, as space is limited. For more information about registration, class times and performance date, log onto High school students with experience in dance, voice, set design or sound that would like to assist with the program can email or contact the recreation department, (201) 652-2747. Scouts collect for pet shelter Midland Park Girl Scout Troop 134 is collecting pet supplies and food for Angels for Animal Network, which takes in abandoned animals until homes can be found for them. Items being collected include dry cat food, cat toys, cat treats, and cleaning supplies, such as paper towels and bleach. Donations are being accepted at Highland and Godwin schools, and in the Junior Room of the Midland Park Library. For more information, contact Kathy Thompson at We Have The Exact Leaf Blower For Your Needs! 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